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4gb ram not detected

My machine does not recognize my full 4gb of ram. Recently it was running on 3gb ram which suddenly dropped to 2.5 after i moved some hardware around. Now i have installed 4gb and still only 2.5 is recognized. Help appreciated.

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  • dread22 Aug 30, 2008

    I have 4 x 1GB sticks. I can place any 2 in any 2 slots and it will work fine and I have full access to the 2GB when I place all 4 is when it goes down to 2.5. Will my video card, Nvidia 8600GT 512mb be causing this?

  • grams69
    grams69 Jan 25, 2013

    I have same problem but with 2x2GB RAM. I changed the slots with all variants but still 3GB. Individually inserted both of them were 2 GB so not mislabelled or something. Can this MB support 4GB really?

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Hey
First of all kindly specify what how many rams slots and how many ram chips are there
like 1 X 4GB or 2 X 2 GB
Generally,
with RAM there can be a few problems
1) the frequency of ram whichmotherboard supports might be less than the freq at which the ramyou are puttin works, hence in this case RAM wont work on this motherboard and ull have to get the RAM replaced
2) some motherboards donot support a 1 x 4 GB RAM where as they might support a 2 X 2 RAM (ifyou do have 2 mem slots for ram)
and then there is the mosttrivial problem of the slot not being clean or arm not being putproperly, i can think of ne other reason for the ram not workingproperly..
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Kushal

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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